Q: What if pricing tool is not functioning for me?
Q: I don’t understand “Option 1, 2 & 3.”
A: Under BUY NOW in top menu bar, click Ways to Buy for more instruction.
Q: I didn’t see my desired size or snow/wind speed codes posted on the website.
A: First, we quote buildings to codes specifically associated with your zip code. Please call your local building department to verify codes. Our prices posted are for the most common codes, choose one which Meets or Exceeds your requirements in Option 1 or Option 2 – Packages, or Option
Q: What if I don’t see my building dimensions listed in the drop-down selections?
A: Since we couldn’t possibly list every combination of building sizes on the website using our current system, we would encourage you to choose the closest size available if you are trying to remain in Option 1, 2 or 3.
If you absolutely require a specific size not posted, use Option 3 – Request a Quote. Whether you choose Option 1, 2 or 3, you will receive a quote of Factory Steel Overstock’s actual wholesale cost. You choose our profit on the sale, as low as 3% in Option 1 or 2 and starting at 5% in Option 3.
Q: But what about accessories I want added to my building?
A: We have included accessories in Option 1 – Packages. In Option 2 – Custom Packages, you CLICK to Select the Accessories you want. Again, Option 3 – Request a Quote allows for anything posted in our Accessories informational pages. CLICK How to Buy Wholesale to find a list of Accessories Resources. If there is something you desire beyond what is offered on the website, Ready Buyers may choose to submit Request a Quote.
Q: How do I get the lowest price from Factory Steel Overstock?
A: Easy…BE READY TO BUY! Everyone wants a wholesale price; however most people’s method of buying mirrors retail.
- Get clear on what you want
- Find out what the market is charging for what you want.
- Read our HOME page and
additionallinks in the Menu.
- Locate your desired building in Option 1 – PACKAGES or Option 2 – Build Your Own
Package orOption 3 – Estimator. If more customization is desired, please use Request a Quote.
- Fill out and SUBMIT Order Form and suggest a profit amount of 3, 5, 7, 10%.
- Be willing to pay offered profit within 24 hours of FSO quoting a
Q: How do I get a quote?
A: Please follow Option 3 – Request a Quote procedures if you do not find your desired building packages in Option 1, Option 2, or Estimator.
Q: What if I have to get a permit? How can I buy if I am not sure my building will be approved?
A: Factory Steel Overstock, as well as most sellers, have the software to determine most minimum local code requirements – regarding snow/wind/seismic loads- based on your ZIP code. Please call your local building department to verify requirements. Choose snow load/wind speed codes which meet or exceed known requirements in Option 1 or 2.
We recommend you make sure required codes are listed on your contract/purchase order. This way you can be assured that your building will be designed to match required codes. All our plans are engineered certified and stamped. Plans are completed within 14 to 21 days.
Q: How long does it take for my permit plans?
A: Most plans are delivered within 3 weeks. Please email us if you have not received your plans in this time frame.
Q: What makes Factory Steel Overstock better than the other steel building firms?
A: Please click here to review Why Choose Us? page found in the menu bar.
Q: What about taxes?
A: One should expect to pay whatever their state/local tax rate is. Because Factory Steel Overstock is reselling a building, it will abide by terms of the manufacturer. The manufacturer will be abiding by the state requirements.
Q: How tall of a building do you fabricate?
Q: How big of a building can I order?
100′ x 500′ x 30′ is maximum size
Q: Where does Factory Steel Overstock deliver to?
A: Entire United States.
Q: How long does it take for delivery?
A: Delivery time is normally 6- 8 weeks for standard delivery. Please review Order to Delivery page.
Q: Where are FSO Buildings manufactured?
A: We currently ship from 8 strategically located fabrication plants nationwide.
Q: Are there color choices for my building?
A: Yes! There are thirteen silicone paint choices (40 year warranty on wall colors)
Click on Color for more information or see selections in Option 1, 2 & 3 pages.
Q: Do you supply Foundation plans?
A: Our customer will receive 2 sets of certified anchor bolt (permit) plans, 2 sets of erection plans as well as a certification letter.
We offer a reference for Foundation Engineer for some states, please see info on Accessory Page.
Q: Who unloads the building?
A: It is standard practice for the customer to unload the building. Customers need to have an all-terrain forklift available at the job site.
Q: How are balances paid?
A: 30% Building Deposit is paid within 1st week of Order. Final Balances are paid 14 days before delivery or COD if pre-approved. Balances are paid with certified funds or wire transfer.
Q: Do you have erection services?
A: We currently are not involved with any erection services nor does Factory Steel Overstock recommend erection companies.
Q: What are your buildings made of?
Q: What is the name of the manufacturer?
A: All our customers are given this information the same day we receive our
Associations & Certifications of manufacturer
Our supplier is recognized as a member of or accredited by the following standards organizations. Our clients can take pride in knowing their structures exceed the rigorous quality standards and guidelines specified by the associations listed below. The wholesale prices given to Factory Steel Overstock have been pass down to the public.
Metal Building Manufacturers Association (MBMA)
The MBMA has served as the voice of a large concerned manufacturer base for over 50 years. Founded in 1956, the MBMA requires that all its member companies abide by a strict code of industry standards that create and maintain the highest level of quality.
American Welding Society (AWS)
The AWS, a not-for-profit organization, has worked to continue the developmental efforts of the welding industry since its inception in 1919. The AWS represents and supports extended education from a scientific and technological standpoint in the welding community as well as others closely related: brazing, soldering, and other metal fusion processes.
American Institute of Steel Construction Certified Plant
The AISC certification lends confidence and security to an organization’s services and/or products. An AISC certification means the company in question meets and surpasses industry guidelines concerning durability and performance. The AISC recognizes our supplier as an approved fabricator of structural steel building assemblies.
Architectural Testing, Inc.
With regional laboratories across the United States, Architectural Testing conducts quarterly inspections of our manufacturer’s facility. The inspections encompass procedural reviews as well as overall compliance with the standards set by the American Welding Society, ensuring safe and secure metal buildings.
Q: When do I pay my building deposit?
A: Once FSO receives your ORDER FORM and accepted Profit amount, we will review the specifics of your desired building before submitting for fabrication.
At this time we will inform you how to pay your building deposit check or wire to the manufacturer immediately.
Q: Do I get Anchor Bolts?
A: Anchor bolts are NOT supplied by the building manufacturer, but by your foundation work contractor.
Anchor bolt settings for your template will be in the plans you receive approximately 3 weeks into your building order.
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